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A new analysis of immune cells in breast carcinomas and matched blood, breast, and lymph tissue uncovered phenotypic expansions in tumor immune cell populations.

In PNAS this week: alternative splicing patterns in sunflowers, EGFR inhibitor resistance in lung adenocarcinoma, and more.

In a pan-cancer analysis, Lynch syndrome genes were mutated more often than anticipated in tumors with high or intermediate levels of microsatellite instability.

Investigators from several centers outlined tumor features, treatment strategies, and clinical trial classifications coming from tumor-germline clinical sequencing programs.

Bringing together more than 1,000 prostate cancer exomes, researchers uncovered almost 100 significantly mutated genes, including drivers mutated in a fraction of tumors.

The 4,000-participant study will use a digital enrollment platform and will provide free genetic testing as well as support from doctors and genetics experts.

PGDx has the exclusive rights to develop both tissue- and blood-based diagnostics using MSK’s TMB-related intellectual property.

A Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center-led team has followed more than 50 patients for more than two years after receiving immunotherapy, Time reports.

The analysis of HER2 and HER3 mutation carriers emphasizes how these studies can lead both to broadening and to narrowing of the patient populations for targeted drugs.

Some industry players are accusing CMS of advancing backdoor LDT regulation by proposing to cover NGS tests with FDA approval/clearance, except in a limited setting.

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The US National Institutes of Health's All of Us project awarded $4.6 million to the company Color to develop a genetic counseling resource for the program.

The Times of India reports on a pilot study that used genomic testing to determine whether patients had drug-resistant tuberculosis.

New guidelines say that more women may benefit from genetic testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, according to the Los Angeles Times.

In Cell this week: small proteins identified among human microbiome, role for tumor microbes in pancreatic cancer survival, and more.